Parallel Bible results for Luke 13:17-27

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Luke 13:17-27

NRS 17 When he said this, all his opponents were put to shame; and the entire crowd was rejoicing at all the wonderful things that he was doing. NIV 17 When he said this, all his opponents were humiliated, but the people were delighted with all the wonderful things he was doing. NRS 18 He said therefore, "What is the kingdom of God like? And to what should I compare it? NIV 18 Then Jesus asked, "What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to? NRS 19 It is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in the garden; it grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air made nests in its branches." NIV 19 It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air perched in its branches." NRS 20 And again he said, "To what should I compare the kingdom of God? NIV 20 Again he asked, "What shall I compare the kingdom of God to? NRS 21 It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed in with three measures of flour until all of it was leavened." NIV 21 It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into a large amount of flour until it worked all through the dough." NRS 22 Jesus went through one town and village after another, teaching as he made his way to Jerusalem. NIV 22 Then Jesus went through the towns and villages, teaching as he made his way to Jerusalem. NRS 23 Someone asked him, "Lord, will only a few be saved?" He said to them, NIV 23 Someone asked him, "Lord, are only a few people going to be saved?" He said to them, NRS 24 "Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able. NIV 24 "Make every effort to enter through the narrow door, because many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able to. NRS 25 When once the owner of the house has got up and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and to knock at the door, saying, "Lord, open to us,' then in reply he will say to you, "I do not know where you come from.' NIV 25 Once the owner of the house gets up and closes the door, you will stand outside knocking and pleading, 'Sir, open the door for us.' "But he will answer, 'I don't know you or where you come from.' NRS 26 Then you will begin to say, "We ate and drank with you, and you taught in our streets.' NIV 26 "Then you will say, 'We ate and drank with you, and you taught in our streets.' NRS 27 But he will say, "I do not know where you come from; go away from me, all you evildoers!' NIV 27 "But he will reply, 'I don't know you or where you come from. Away from me, all you evildoers!'